Alphonse Puthren’s long-awaited directorial, “Gold” was finally released in theatres on Dec 1 and despite getting mixed reviews from the critics, it opened on a good note at the box office.
The comedy-thriller is headlined by Prithviraj Sukumaran and Nayanthara in the main lead roles. The dubbed Tamil version of the film was released on 2nd Dec, however, the response is not appreciable.
Gold Occupancy Reports
As compared to the first day, Gold opened with a low start on day 2, it registered 13.33% Malayalam occupancy rates across all the shows. The dubbed Tamil version of the film also showed a dull occupancy. It had an overall 3.92% Tamil occupancy on day 2.
It had an overall 32.54% Malayalam occupancy rate on Thu (day 1) over the morning (32.91%), afternoon (23.58%), and evening (31.95%), and during the night show it showed a good increase of 41.72% rate.
Box Office Collection Day 2
Now, as per the trade reports, the Prithviraj starrer has tanked at the box office on the very second day of its release. It was expected to show growth but due to the low occupancy rates, the film registered a huge drop on the 2nd day itself.
As per the trade estimations, the film minted below 1 Cr nett in the domestic market, it was earlier estimated to collect around 2 Cr but given the latest trend, the film crashed on the 2nd day and now heading towards a theatrical flop unless any miracle happens.
Gold accumulated 5.75 Cr gross on the first day at the box office worldwide, it grossed 2.75 Cr in Kerala and 2.7 Cr in the overseas market, as per the Malayalam box office tracker, @keralaboxoffice.
All About Gold
Gold was released without promotions and a trailer, the film got mixed reviews from the critics, but still, it took a great start at the box office. The film is expected to show growth in the coming days due to word of mouth.
Prithviraj starrer is certified U by the censor board, it has a runtime of 2hr 45min or 165minutes. It is directed by the known director Alphonse Puthren, it marks the director’s third full-fledged film. His earlier two films Neram and Premam have been considered commercial successes with the latter making a cult fan following.